Uzbekistan increasing sweet cherry export
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 11
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
By July 8, 2018, Uzbekistan exported sweet cherry worth over $140.95 million, the Uzbekozikovkatholding agricultural company stated on July 11.
According to the information, Uzbekistan exported 33,625 tons of sweet cherry in 2018 - an increase of 2,880 tons or $73.01 million compared to last year.
For the same period in 2017, Uzbekistan exported 30,600 tons of sweet cherry for a total of $66.83 million.
The EastFruit company earlier said that Uzbekistan ranked fourth among the exporters of sweet cherry in the world, due to the active expansion of cherry fields in 2013-2017.
In 2017, Uzbekistan exported about 32,000 tons of sweet cherries, which is 5,000 tons more than same indicator of Spain, according to EastFruit analysts.
In 2018, the export of Uzbek cherries may grow to 36,000-38,000 tons.
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